Iyanya concurs that Wizkid contributed to Tems’ success.

  • agrees that Wizkid is behind Tems’ success

  • believes that Wizkid is to credit for Tems’ success.

Iyanya concurs that Wizkid contributed to Tems' success.
concurs that Wizkid contributed to Tems’ success.

has suggested that Tems‘ success is in large part due to Afrobeats musician Ayo Balogun, also known by his stage name Wizkid.

He agreed that Wizkid’s influence and support played a significant part in the Grammy winner’s current success.

The song Essence, which was co-written by Wiz and Tems, has received numerous and has dominated both domestic and charts.

In response to a tweet that read; “Is it to say Wizkid is part of Tems’ success story?” wrote; “Definitely.”


On February 5th, the vocalist made history by winning the category of “Best Melodic Rap Performance” at the Grammy awards show.

In the meantime, President Muhammadu Buhari earlier praised Temilade Openiyi, better known by her stage name Tems, for once again bringing attention to Nigeria by winning a Grammy Award.

In a statement released on Monday by presidential spokesperson Femi Adesina, Buhari praised Tems for her artistic talent.

Buhari also praised , an Afrobeats musician who was nominated in two categories but left empty-handed.

The statement reads; “President Muhammadu Buhari joins fans and lovers of music all over the world in celebrating new heights of recognition and appreciation as Afrobeat crooner, Tems, wins “‘Best Melodic Rap Performance” category at the Grammy Awards.

“President Buhari extols Tems, Temilade Openiyi, for showcasing her talent to the world, with dedication and hard work, which, again, has placed Nigeria in the spotlight for excellence.

“The President lauds all nominees for this year’s Grammy, including Burna Boy, for pursuing their passion with vigour and continuously reinventing global entertainment, with creativity.

“President Buhari thanks the creative industry, particularly managers, producers and directors, for encouraging talents, like Tems, who have taken Nigeria’s culture and tourism to the world, further displaying the resourcefulness and potential of a great nation. The President wishes Tems, her partners, colleagues and well-wishers more years of glory.”

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